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  • Vitamin B 6
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    Abstract Dietary and activity habits were self evaluated over three days (one week day and a weekend). Analysis of 3-day diet records showed mean daily energy and carbohydrate intake to be insufficient to support estimated requirements. Mean intakes of vitamins and most minerals exceeded the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) except Retinol Eq. which was 66% of RDA, Vitamin B 12, Vitamin B 6, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, and Phosphorous were 300% of the RDA. Introduction There is a natural linkag...
  • Vitamin B 6 Deficiency
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    Vitamin B 6 Deficiency Main Topic Vitamins and Minerals A vitamin is any of various fat-soluble or water-soluble organic substances essential in minute amounts for normal growth and activity of the body and obtained naturally from plant and animal foods. A mineral is A naturally occurring, homogeneous inorganic solid substance having a definite chemical composition and characteristic crystalline structure, color, and hardness. Sub-topic Vitamin B 6 Deficiency Vitamin B 6 is used by the body as a...
  • E And K Water Soluble Vitamins
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    Vitamins In the early 20th century the discovery of vitamins began. Today there is a chance that there are some vitamins that are still undiscovered. The definition of vitamin is: one of several substances necessary for animal nutrition, and occurring in minute quantities in natural foods; numerous types have been distinguished, and designated by the letters of the alphabet. Each and every living animal needs vitamins to grow and be healthy. Since the human body can t produce vitamins naturally ...
  • Proper Nutrition And Vitamins
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    As the 20th century draws to a close medical sciences concerns differ significantly from those of earlier years. According to the Background on Adult Nutrition from the Family Haven site: prior to World War II, Americans main nutritional problems stemmed from lack of sufficient food or variety of foods. Nutrition scientists of that era focused on defining essential nutrients, primarily vitamins, in order to outline the minimum food intake for good health. (Flex) Vitamins are essential to keep yo...
  • Dietary Fibre And B Vitamins
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    All the nutrients the body needs can easily be obtained from a vegetarian diet. In fact, research shows a vegetarian diet can be healthier that that of a typical meat eater. Nutrients are usually divided into five classes: carbohydrates, proteins, fats and oils, vitamins and minerals. We also need some dietary fibre and water. All are needed in varying quantities, from about 250 g of carbohydrate per day to less than two micrograms of vitamin B 12. Most foods contain a mixture of nutrients, but ...

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